self-employed

Poland: Expansion of eligibility for temporary social security contributions

Submitted by mmarquez on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 14:14

Social Security Agency (18.04.2020) On April 18 and May 15, Poland's government amended its Anti-Crisis Shield (Tarcza Antykryzysowa) program to expand eligibility for temporary social security contribution reductions. Under the amended program, employers with 10 to 49 employees as of February 29 can receive a 50-percent reduction in the contributions they owe for March, April, and May.

Regions / Country
poland
Global challenges
Topics
Compliance and Contribution Collection
Document Type

Japan: Business Sustainable Subsidy

Submitted by siha on Fri, 10/09/2020 - 17:51

Jizokuka-kyufukin (01.09.2020) One time subsidy for small and medium-sized enterprises and sole proprietors whose  sales of any month from January to December reduced by at least 50% compared to that of last year. The amount is 2,000,000 yen maximum for SMEs, and 1,000,000 yen maximum for sole proprietors including freelances. Application can be done online during 1st May 2020 to 15th January 2021.

Regions / Country
japan
Topics
ICT
E-services
Cash transfers
Covid-19
Financial crisis
Document Type

Benin: Coronavirus - Implementation of measures specific to the agricultural sector

Submitted by siha on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:51

Government of the Republic of Benin (10.09.2020) The Council of Ministers took specific measures in the agricultural sector strongly affected by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regions / Country
benin
Topics
Financing
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Bahamas: Unemployment assistance expanded to self employed persons outside of tourism sector

Submitted by socpro on Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:10

EYEWITNESS NEWS (30.03.2020) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest has announced the expansion of the unemployment assistance programme for self-employed persons outside of the tourism sector.

Regions / Country
bahamas
Topics
Unemployment
Extension of coverage
Document Type

Bhutan: Druk Gyalpo's Relief Kidu extended for three months

Submitted by siha on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 11:09

Druk Gyalpo's Relief Kidu (20.07.2020) The Relief Kidu has been extended for three months, from July to September 2020. Bhutanese who have been displaced by the coronavirus pandemic and are currently residing in Bhutan are eligible for the Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu. The displaced group includes those who have been laid off, placed on unpaid leave or on reduced pay from businesses as well as self-employed individuals who have lost their earnings either partially or completely. The Kidu amount has been revised to Nu. 10,000 for the full amount and Nu.

Regions / Country
bhutan
Global challenges
Topics
Unemployment
Extension of coverage
Cash transfers
Covid-19
Document Type